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Take the Stage is back this summer at the V&A Waterfront Amphitheatre with a super line-up of artists.  You can enjoy summer with free, live music concerts at the V&A Waterfront’s  from October 2019 to January 2020.

Take the Stage presents: The Pedestrians

WHEN: Saturday, 12 October 2019 at 19h00
WHERE: V&A Waterfront Amphitheatre
Local multi-genre band, The Pedestrians will perform at the V&A Waterfront’s Amphitheatre.  In 2019, the all-male group performed at well-known festivals such as the Cape Town International Jazz Festival alongside music guru Craig Lucas, the Heart Festival and the Huawei K-Day Festival.

Take the Stage presents: Mitchell’s Plain Music Academy

WHEN:  Saturday, 9 November 2019 at 19h00
Venue V&A Waterfront Amphitheatre
Mitchell’s Plain Music Academy will showcase their talents. Established in 2014, Mitchell’s Plain Music Academy is comprised purely of students, ranging from beginners, intermediate and advanced musicians. The academy has since become home to 170 students.

Take the Stage presents: JPson

WHEN: Saturday, 16 November 2019 at 19h00
WHERE: V&A Waterfront Amphitheatre
 JPson will be firing up the stage with his original assortment of Fresh Folk that will get you moving to the beat. Having taught himself guitar on the shores of Cape Town, JPson spent his younger days surfing and exploring the musical territory of Folk & Roots music.

Take the Stage presents: School of Rock

WHEN: Saturday, 23 November 2019 at 19h00
WHERE: V&A Waterfront Amphitheatre
School of Rock will be entertaining the crowd at the V&A Waterfront’s Amphitheatre from 7pm. School of Rock is a music school with 200 affiliate schools around the globe and over 30 000 students. The students range from toddlers to adults, allowing them to grow into authentic musicians.

Take the Stage presents: The Pebble Shakers

WHEN: Saturday, 21 December 2019 at 19h00
Venue V&A Waterfront Amphitheatre
The Pebble Shakers will take you back into the era of Swing. The group of talented jazz musicians will pay tribute to Swing legends such as Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Count Basie and Benny Goodman.

Take the Stage presents: Mandisi Dyantyis

WHEN: Saturday, 28 December 2019 at 19h00
WHERE: V&A Waterfront Amphitheatre
Port Elizabeth born music composer, arranger and producer Mandisi, Dyantyis will have the audience in awe. Mandisi played the trumpet from the age of eight and studied Classical music throughout his school career. He achieved a BMus Honours Degree in Jazz Studies at the University Of Cape Town in 2005. Mandisi has since shared the stage with artists such as Jimmy Dludlu, The Abdullah Ibrahim Big Band and Robbie Jansen to name a few.

Take the Stage presents: Los Tacos
WHEN: Saturday, 18 January 2020
WHERE: V&A Waterfront Amphitheatre
Los Tacos will give you a taste of Latino music. Formed in 2011, the sultry male and female band started out by learning a few Latino cover songs and haven’t stopped playing since. Their debut album is set for release early next year.